The High Line Blog

  • 2012 at the High Line in Photos

    Follow us after the jump to check out a video montage highlighting our favorite events and happenings at the High Line in 2012. At the end of every year, we like to share photographs that highlight our favorite events and happenings at the High Line. But with so many favorite moments t... read more
  • VIDEO: A Bird’s Eye View of El Anatsui’s Broken Bridge II

    Photo by Austin Kennedy.  In last week’s New York Observer, writer Andrew Russeth spoke with El Anatsui about his theory and process behind Broken Bridge II, his largest public artwork to date, which is now on view at the High Line. “I felt the skyline is a strong defining element of thi... read more
  • Photography: A Look at the Four Seasons at the High Line

    Photo by Rich Li-Chi Wang  With 100,000 plants to tend over one mile of parkland, and more than four million people stroll through the park, our gardeners worked hard to keep the High Line’s landscape thriving this year. Join us after the jump to take a look back at four seasons of horti... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Safari Next to the High Line

    Photo by Austin Kennedy  Visit the High Line in December and you may be surprised to see two zebras peering out from a billboard at West 18th Street. This month, High Line Art presents a new HIGH LINE BILLBOARD commission, Untitled (zebras), by artist Paola Pivi. Austin Kennedy captured... read more
  • Artist Richard Artschwager "blps" the High Line

    One of Richard Artschwager's blps at 10th Avenue Square. Photo by Austin Kennedy. Courtesy the artist, Friends of the High Line, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.  If you've visited the park recently, you may have noticed black lozenge-shaped marks on and around the High Line. The m... read more
  • Get Your Skate On: The Standard’s Ice Rink Is Back!

    The Standard, High Line's ice skating rink is now open. Image by Reza Courtesy The Standard, High Line  Our friends at The Standard, High Line have brought back what has quickly become a favorite winter tradition: the ice skating rink below the park! Stop by to show off your skills and ... read more
  • Tomorrow: Project Runway All Stars at the High Line

    Project Runway All Stars is going green! Earlier this year, the cast of the hit show’s second season gathered at the High Line for a unique design challenge. The episode airs tomorrow on Lifetime, and we can’t wait to see what the designers dream up. Join us after the jump for more de... read more
  • Groundbreaking at Hudson Yards

    A design rendering of Hudson Yards. Image by MRI Courtesy Related Companies  In the coming weeks and months, you're going to see a major transformation underway at the High Line’s northern terminus. Earlier today Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn, and executives from the Related Companies ... read more
  • Plant of the Week: Winter Sun Mahonia

    This beautiful evergreen shrub blooms with fragrant yellow flowers in the winter months.  The High Line’s planting design is inspired by the self-seeded landscape that grew up between rail tracks after the trains stopped running in the 1980s. Today, the High Line includes more than 300 sp... read more
  • Construction Update: High Line Headquarters

    Taken last month, this photographs shows construction crews lifting pallets of Roman brick from the courtyard onto the building’s fourth floor. Photo by Melissa Mansur   When you visit the park’s southern terminus this month, you will see the future home of maintenance and operations at t... read more